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Daniel Webster House, Somerset St., Boston, Mass.

Description

From the Bostonian Society catalog record: Street-level view northeast of (left to right) 37-39 Somerset Street, located between Allston Street to the south-southeast and Howard Street to the north-northwest. The front façades of the dwellings face west-southwest. 35 Somerset Street lines the right side of the photograph. 37 Howard Street, located at the far north end of Somerset Street, is located along the lower-left side of the photograph. Children gather on the sidewalk between 33 and 37 Somerset Street. A wagon is parked in front of 37 Howard Street. 39 Somerset Street occupied by Daniel Webster (1819-1822), Abbott Lawrence, Rev. Ephraine Peabody, William Ropes, Nathanial Bowditch and Uriah Cotting.

Details

Collection Name
General photographic collection
Collection Code
PC001
Date Notes
1870s-1890s
Physical Description
1 photograph
Collection Type
Photographs
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000101
AccessID: 126
Other identifier: HNEDID-000101
GUSN
194822
Reference Code
PC001.02.01.USMA.0340.7320.002

Record details

Other Organizations
Bostonian Society
Descriptive Terms
Federal
children (people by age group)
exterior views
hills
residential districts
streetscapes
town houses
wagons (cargo vehicles)
youth
Material Type
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs
Subjects
Architectural photography
Government Center (Boston, Mass.)
Howard Street (Boston, Mass.)
Somerset Street (Boston, Mass.)
city life
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Daniel Webster House
Location Note
Geo.: Large: Mass.: Boston: Somerset St.: Unmounted

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